What is your role at KION North America and how long have you been in the industry?
I am the receiving clerk. I have been in warehousing for about 30 years. I have been with KION North America for almost 8 years.
What made you want to go into this line of work?
I started working in production years ago in Georgia and moved to the warehouse because it was busier and always something different.
What does your typical day look like at KION North America?
Busy! We always have trucks in the door! I check in all the shipments that arrive at KION North America. Small UPS packages to containers filled with parts from all over the world.
If someone were interested in entering the material handling industry, what advice would you give them?
Always keep an eye out for safety and try to make things better for the next guy that may be touching the items you have been working on.
What do you like best about working at KION North America?
They try to promote from within the company. That keeps your turnover down and gives people motivation.